Graduate Certificate of Planning
Course summary for current students
|Year||2018 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Planning|
This course is an exit option only
1 year part-time
|Deakin course code||S563|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.|
The Graduate Certificate of Planning can only be completed as an exit option from the Master of Planning (Professional). The course is made up of 4 credit points of study that will help you to develop an in depth awareness of planning issues from a variety of cross discipline perspectives.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes
Discipline- specific knowledge and capabilities
Develop specialised knowledge of ever-changing environments to produce plans that guide the development and improvement of liveable sustainable environments and communities. Apply conceptual planning knowledge and capabilities with adaptability and fluency in improving sustainable environments and communities.
Communicate with audiences in a variety of contexts using oral, written, digital, graphic and interpersonal communication modes to motivate public and private decisions and to effect change.
Use knowledge of relevant tools and methodologies to locate, collect, analyse, interpret and synthesise information in planning practice.
Laterally think and review problems, scenarios, designs and plans to address planning problems.
Apply knowledge to identify environmental, cultural and social problems, devise ways to investigate and resolve opportunities and constraints, drawing on evidence, and producing solutions as the basis for appropriate action.
Represent opinions and standards by working individually and collaboratively to produce designs and plans in a timely manner. Apply knowledge and skills in an independent way to solve contemporary planning problems.
Approved by Faculty Board 27 July 2017
To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Planning, you must successfully complete 4 credit points from the units listed below:
- 2 core units
- 2 course-grouped elective units
Students must complete at least 2 of the following units:
|STP050||Academic Integrity (0 credit points)|
|SRD761||Designing Urban Environments|
|SRP782||Smart Cities and Infrastructure|
|SRA744||Urban Patterns and Precedents|
|SRP781||Planning Processes and Practice|
2 elective units chosen from S764 Master of Planning (Professional) course-grouped units
Other course information
Course duration - additional information
Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.